Not much is known about Euclid's life, but historians believe he was born around 330 B.C. in Alexandria, Greece to wealthy parents. Some claim that he was born in Tyre and spent his life in Damascus. More »

Although historians do not agree on the exact starting time, the Zhou dynasty in China lasted approximately from 1046 to 221 B.C. and is the longest dynasty in the history of the nation. It is also called the Chou dynast... More »

The life of Euclid is not well documented, but it is known that he lived in Athens, Greece for a time. He is also known to have taught in Alexandria, Egypt. More »

Since there are very few historical references to the Greek mathematician Euclid's life, the circumstances and even the exact year of his death are unknown. Most sources estimate his death to have occurred somewhere in t... More »

Euclid was a Greek mathematician in the Egyptian city of Alexandria during the 3rd and 4th centuries. He was sponsored by the Egyptian ruler Ptolemy I and wrote “Elements,” an influential, 13-volume collection of math bo... More » History Ancient History Ancient Greece

The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Temple of Artemis are the Seven Wond... More »

The exact nature of copper's discovery is unknown, and historians do not know who first discovered it. People have used copper for a very long time, and along with gold, it was one of the first metals ever discovered and... More » History Ancient History